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20-Ton Debris Removed From Fukushima Daiichi Fuel Pool

By Jun Hongo via Wall Street Journal August 3rd, 2015 Tokyo Electric Power Co. said it successfully removed the largest piece of debris from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant’s Unit 3 reactor, which had fallen inside the spent-fuel pool following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. ...

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TEPCO/Japan Govt. Mull 3 Options To Remove Melted Nuclear Fuel

via the-japan-news.com / April 11, 2105 / The government and Tokyo Electric Power Co. are studying three different plans to remove melted nuclear fuel from reactors at the crippled Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, it has been learned. The Yomiuri Shimbun obtained a draft outline of an ope ...

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Setback at Fukushima No. 1 Plant Threatens Reactor 3 Rod Removal

via japantimes.com / March 27, 2015 / Tokyo Electric Power Co. has disclosed that a 35-ton piece of machinery debris might be resting on the inner gate of the spent fuel pool for reactor 3 of the Fukushima No. 1 power plant and that the gate is slightly out of position. TEPCO said Thursday tha ...

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Video: Fukushima Unit 3 Refueling Floor Inspection (2014)

via simplyinfo.org / November 4, 2014 / Drone footage taken of the Unit 3 refueling floor.

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Meltdown at Fukushima Reactor 3 Worse Than Thought

via NHK World / August 6, 2014 / The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says the damage to nuclear fuel in one of its reactors may be worse than previously thought. Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 Tokyo Electric Power Company engineers have been working to size up damage ...

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New Strategy For Fukushima Trench Water

via world-nulear-news.org / July 24, 2014 / New approaches to removing the contaminated water from trenches around units 2 and 3 at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi plant are being explored after attempts to freeze it failed. The trenches contain highly-contaminated water that has flowed from t ...

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Reactor 3: Spent Fuel Handling Machine Set For Removal

via EX-SKF / May 10, 2014 / Just as the start of fuel assembly removal from Reactor 4's Spent Fuel Pool was anticlimactic, so is the removal of debris from Reactor 3's Spent Fuel Pool. No one reports it (not even the independent journalists these days), and TEPCO does not publicize. According ...

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